Supporting Moms Through Medela Recycles

January 27, 2015

Ending your breastfeeding journey can be an emotional process. Recycling your pump through Medela Recycles gives you the opportunity to support another mom on her breastfeeding journey as she navigates life with a baby in the NICU. Medela Recycles Ambassador Jenna von Oysat down with us to share why she’s excited to help support this program,… Read More

Ten Inspiring Preemie Stories

November 21, 2014

Every story makes a difference. In honor of National Prematurity Awareness Month, Medela proudly supports the Ronald McDonald House Charities® and the important work they do to help families with babies being cared for in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). We asked moms to submit a photo and share their incredible preemie story – the… Read More

Preparing to Breastfeed While Pregnant

October 28, 2014

You may have heard of the old wives’ tale that suggests pregnant women “toughen up” their nipples with a washcloth to prepare for breastfeeding. If you think this sounds horrifying, you’re right! There’s absolutely no need to do so – but there are several other (much less painful) ways to get ready for a successful breastfeeding journey…. Read More

Understanding and Avoiding Nipple Confusion

October 22, 2014

You may have heard the term “nipple confusion,” but do you know what it really means and, more importantly, how to avoid it? Nipple confusion is a term used to describe many breastfeeding situations, but the most common usage refers to babies that have trouble latching and feeding at the breast after they have received… Read More

Packing for the Hospital

October 15, 2014

It’s hard to put into words how exciting it is to welcome a new baby into the world. Some women compare the anticipation and big moment to meeting someone very important, like a famous person or the president! Your life is about to change forever, and you might be feeling overwhelmed by all the preparations… Read More